Investigations

Moneycontrol News The Indian Express today came out with the first in a series of investigative reports titled what is being called as the ‘Paradise Papers’, based on a leak of millions of documents that reveal a global network used to funnel money abroad into secret tax havens. The Express carried out the investigation in collaboration with International Consortium of Investigative […]

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PHOTO: INP ISLAMABAD: Amir Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Sirajul Haq has requested the Supreme Court to hear next week his constitutional petition for the investigation of 436 persons whose names were revealed in the Panama Papers last year. The JI chief through his counsel, Muhammad Ishtiaq Ahmed Raja, filed an application in the apex court on Friday, requesting […]

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PHOTO: INP ISLAMABAD: Amir Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Sirajul Haq has requested the Supreme Court to hear next week his constitutional petition for the investigation of 436 persons whose names were revealed in the Panama Papers last year. The JI chief through his counsel, Muhammad Ishtiaq Ahmed Raja, filed an application in the apex court on Friday, requesting […]

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Islamabad: Pakistan’s ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif appeared in court on Friday, a day after returning from overseas to face corruption allegations that saw him ejected from office and targeted with an arrest warrant. In a brief hearing in Islamabad, Sharif paid two surety bonds of five million rupees ($48,000) each before leaving under tight […]

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The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has talked of bracing itself for what may be a “second Panama Papers-style leak”, after learning that the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists is scrutinising data about wealthy clients of Bermuda law firm Appleby.  As reported, the financial secrets of Appleby’s super-rich clients might be about to be leaked, following […]

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Ishaq Dar’s counsel Khawaja Haris appeared in the court of judge Muhammad Bashir and sought Dar’s exemption from appearance as he was in London to seek medical treatment. (Photo: Wiki Commons) Cross-LoC bus service via Poonch remains suspended for 17th week Deputy governor of Afghan province abducted in Pakistan US Senators want Pakistan listed as ‘country of […]

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On Friday, while prosecutors working for the special counsel, Robert Mueller, obtained their first grand-jury indictments in their investigation of potential collusion by the Trump campaign and Russia, the President of the United States was busy gaslighting. Trump tweeted, of course, that “It is now commonly agreed, after many months of COSTLY looking, that there […]

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Malta’s government is offering an “unprecedented” reward of €1m (£890,000) for information about who killed a prominent investigative journalist with a car bomb.  Authorities described the investigation into the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia, whose reporting on corruption targeted the Prime Minister and other senior political figures, as “a case of extraordinary importance which requires […]

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